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  • v. Present participle of guggle.


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  • There was a guggling, bubbling sound in her throat.


  • He can imitate any actor, tragic or comic; any known Parliamentary orator or clergyman; any saw, cock, cloop of a cork wrenched from a bottle and guggling of wine into the decanter afterwards, bee buzzing, little boy up a chimney, etc.

    The Newcomes

  • Her shot blew me clean out of the water, and I stood there guggling like a born idiot.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • While from his gob the guggling claret gush'd [12]

    Musa Pedestris - Three Centuries of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes [1536 - 1896]

  • 'It was this way, sir: I'd scarcely finished mooring the boat again, and was turning to go indoors, when I heard a splash, t'other side of the creek, where; the path comes down under the loom of the trees, and, next moment, a voice as if some person was drowning and guggling for help.

    Poison Island

  • Then suddenly came a low guggling, gargling sound, and a brisk drumming upon woodwork.

    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

  • Unfortunately, at the moment the city maidens reached the kitchen door leading from the living-room, Jeb was guggling loudly.

    Polly of Pebbly Pit

  • Carrying the child with me -- it was still guggling -- I crossed to her and again used my best endeavours, not only in consolation, but to ascertain the cause of her fresh unhappiness.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 18, 1914

  • His face was afire with the drink that he had taken, and his throat was guggling and sputtering.

    Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon

  • France is ruffled, -- roughened up (metaphorically speaking) into one enormous, desperate-minded, red-guggling Turkey Cock!

    The French Revolution


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